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Sapporo Reserve - Sapporo Breweries Ltd.

Not Rated.
Sapporo ReserveSapporo Reserve

Educational use only; do not reuse.
BA SCORE
74
okay

325 Ratings
THE BROS
83
good

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Ratings: 325
Reviews: 172
rAvg: 3.23
pDev: 16.41%
Wants: 12
Gots: 19 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Sapporo Breweries Ltd. visit their website
Japan

Style | ABV
Euro Pale Lager |  5.20% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 02-24-2001

No notes at this time.
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Ratings: 325 | Reviews: 172
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look: 3.5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 1.75 | overall: 2.25

poured into my Blue Moon pilsner glass and immediately got 9 inches of head. I mean foam. waited. then poured some more. I can smell corn. frothy head. not special in any regard. why do I do this to myself? I have a cellar full of really good stuff and yet I buy this turd, and others.... it said "all malt" so I was intrigued.... it 'piqued' my curiosity... wish it were only 12 oz instead of this.... holy crap this can is 22oz!!!
first drink is bland, bitter, sweet, corn-y. immediately tells my brain to order pizza. now I know why- bland bread carbs to wipe out nasty taste... but hey! everyone gave them a 75 in the ratings! that's better than the other swill I have left. I ought to just switch over to whiskey now while i'm still in a good mood...

wait! "brewed and canned in Ontario Canada...." WTF??? darned Canadians.,....

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look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

Poured into a shaker pint glass.

Look: Not quite crystal clear golden color. Fizzy white head the calms to a film, no lacing.

Aroma: Sweet rice, grains up front. Smelled metallic at first but much better after the beer settled for a few minutes.

Taste: Starts out a bit metallic, sour, and rough. As the beer warms, it seems to mellow out into cardboard, papery grains, and just a little bit of a metallic finish.

Mouthfeel: Almost creamy, but has too much bite on the finish.

Overall: A bit rough around the edges, the flavor seemed to change from the first sip to the last. Didn't really care for the inconsistency.

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The biggest issue, in my opinion, is that it is very flat tasting. There was no head after pouring this beer and I see no signs of carbonation within the glass. This leaves something desired on the palate when drinking.

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Sapporo Reserve from Sapporo Breweries Ltd.
74 out of 100 based on 325 ratings.